billfish vs saury what difference

what is difference between billfish and saury

English

Etymology

bill +‎ fish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɪlˌfɪʃ/
  • Hyphenation: bill‧fish

Noun

billfish (plural billfishes or billfish)

  1. Any of several fish, of the families Istiophoridae and Xiphiidae, that have an elongated jaw.
  2. Other fish with elongated jaws:
    1. gars (Lepisosteidae)
    2. saury (Scomberesocidae)
    3. silver gar (Strongylura maritima, Belonidae)
    4. northern pipefish (Syngnathus fuscus, Syngnathidae)

Translations



English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɔː.ɹi/

Etymology

From Latin saurus, from Ancient Greek σαῦρος (saûros, lizard)

Noun

saury (plural sauries)

  1. A marine epipelagic fish of the family Scomberesocidae, with beaklike jaws and a row of small finlets behind the dorsal and anal fins.

Derived terms

  • Atlantic saury (Scomberesox saurus, Scomberesox scombroides, Scomberesox simulans)
  • blotched saury (Saurida nebulosa) (Australia)
  • clouded saury (Saurida nebulosa) (Australia)
  • common suary (Saurida tumbil) (Australia)
  • dwarf saury (Scomberesox simulans) (Africa, UK)
  • filamentous saury (Saurida filamentosa) (Australia)
  • gracile saury (Saurida gracilis) (Australia)
  • grey saury (Saurida undosquamis) (Australia)
  • large-scaled saury (Saurida undosquamis) (Australia)
  • longfin saury (Saurida longimanus) (Australia)
  • orangemouth saury (Saurida flamma)
  • Pacific saury (Cololabis saira. Scomberesox scombroides)
  • painted saury (Synodus myops) (Australia)
  • shortfin saury (Saurida argentea, Saurida micropectoralis) (Australia)
  • shortjaw saury (Saurida isarankurai)
  • silver saury (Saurida tumbil) (Australia)
  • slender saury (Saurida gracilis, Saurida elongata) (Australia)
  • South Pacific saury (Scomberesox scombroides)
  • threadfin saury (Suarida filamentosa) (Australia)
  • Wanieso saury (Saurida wanieso) (Australia)

Translations

References

  • saury in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • saury on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • Surya, Sūrya

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